Wyo4News Morning News Roundup: June 14, 2018


Here are this morning’s most recent headlines from Wyo4News with links to the stories impacting your life in Sweetwater County.


Local News:

  • Kathy Phelps Declares for Mayor of Rock Springs: According to a press release sent to Wyo4News, Kathy Phelps has declared she is running for the Mayorship of Rock Springs. More information here.


  • Local Big Brother/Big Sisters Looking for Volunteer Mentors: In a press release sent to Wyo4News, Greater Wyoming Big Brothers Big Sisters announced they are looking for individuals who are interested in becoming volunteer mentors. More information here.


  • Bear Safety a Must In Grand Teton National Park: Black bears and grizzly bears thrive in Grand Teton National Park and the John D. Rockefeller Jr. Memorial Parkway. More information here.


  • UW Trustees Approve 2018-19 Budget, Including Employee Salary Adjustment: The University of Wyoming’s operating budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year includes investments in UW’s faculty and staff resources, including the first broad-based pay raise for UW employees in three years. More information here.


  • Former UW Astro Camp Event Finds New Funding, Receives New Moniker: From 2010-15, middle school students from Wyoming and other parts of the Rocky Mountain and Great Plains regions were transformed into stargazers and scientists during the University of Wyoming’s “AstroCamp: Journey to the Stars” summer science camp. More information here.





  • Wyoming Adds Junior Transfer Lwal Dung to 2018-19 Roster: After announcing the 2018-19 schedule on Monday, University of Wyoming head men’s basketball coach Allen Edwards announced the signing of 6-7, 180-pound Lwal (Lew-All) Dung from Neosho County Community College in Kansas. More information here.



Links to National and International News:


ABC News

CBS News

NBC News

FOX News


Wyo4News Obituaries

Morning Weather Report

Road Report


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